Situation in north Kashmir satisfactory : GOC Kilo Force


‘No new surrender cum rehabilitation policy in J&K sofar’

Suhail Khan

Sopore, Oct 22 : A top Army officer on Thursday said that the situation in north Kashmir with regard to the militancy is satisfactory.

As per Kashmir Despatch correspondent, GOC Kilo Force Maj Gen HS Sahi in a press conference said that,”You know it is now over two months that there has been no militancy related incident here which indicates that we are in control of the situation and the militants are on back foot,” he said.

He said that there are around 250 to 300 militants waiting at the launching pad on the other side of the border but army is maintaining a tight vigil and will surely foil any infiltration bid in north Kashmir.

While answering the question regarding the rehabilitation scheme for surrender militants, GOC said that sofar no decision has been taken by the government of India on the recommendations of J&K government, police and the army which had sought certain improvements in the rehabilitation of surrendered militants in J&K. “Till there is some decision on those reccomendations, the authorities would go by the surrender cum rehabilitation policy which is in vogue,” he added.

Pertinently,Two newly recruited militants surrendered before the security forces in Tujjar-Shalpora area of Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said Thursday.


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